​​Population Health at the IHI National Forum

December 8-11, 2019 | Orlando, FL

Population Health is a featured track at the 2019 IHI National Forum.

Triple Aim for Populations

​Our goal: Drive the Triple Aim, simultaneously improving the health of the population, enhancing the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reducing per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities. More >>
The Triple Aim framework serves as the foundation for organizations and communities to successfully navigate the transition from a focus on health care to optimizing health for individuals and populations.

In the Spotlight

Implementing Population Health in the US: Lessons from Spain
A Health Affairs Blog post describes a population health improvement initiative in the Basque Region of Spain. The authors distill key elements that they believe contain important insights for US communities working on population health.

What Every Clinician Should Know About Improving Care for Older Adults
In a blog post, IHI's Dr. Kedar Mate describes why it’s important for all clinicians — not just geriatricians — to understand what age-friendly care means on a human level.

Improving Black Mothers’ Health by Changing the Grant Funding Structure
On the Health Affairs Blog, IHI faculty Joia Crear Perry writes about the importance of women with lived experience in improving outcomes for black mothers in the US and building a culture of health — and how sometimes that means changing the nature of the way work is funded.

How Do You Measure Health?
A new measurement framework gives communities, nonprofits, health care systems, and the federal government a common “language” to use to improve population health together. The newly launched Well-Being in the Nation (WIN) Measurement Framework, work facilitated by IHI’s 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative, creates a living library of evidence-based measures across sectors for population health and social determinants.

Sociodemographic Determinants of Health and Well-Being Among Adults
This article published in The Permanente Journal highlights findings from Kaiser Permanente's health and well-being (HWB) survey of more than 26,000 adults in eight regions who provided sociodemographic characteristics and ratings for six HWB indicators. Results showed that differences in health status and life evaluation are associated very strongly with financial situation and educational attainment, and these social determinants partially explain racial and ethnic disparities in HWB.

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